Outside Scholarships and Veterans Benefits

Outside Scholarships

Throughout the year, the financial aid office receives announcements from the legal community with scholarship opportunities. Below is the list of the current announcements. For more information on the individual scholarships, feel free to contact the agency directly.

Mark T. Banner Scholarship

This scholarship is part of The Richard Linn American Inn of Court's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds.  View the application.

Deadline: November 23, 2015

Amount: $5,000

Justice Hollis G. Best Scholarship

For more information, please see the application.

Deadline: December 31, 2015

Amount: $1,000

Dorothy L Weller P.E.O. Scholarship

For California women in the field of law. Requires the completion of high school or equivalent credits. Awarded to California residents who have applied to, been accepted to, or are currently pursuing a course of study in the field of law at an accredited college, university, or licensed paralegal school. Must have excellence in character, integrity, scholastic ability, school/community activities, and financial need.  For more information, please see the application

Deadline: February 1, 2016

Amount: Varies

Serbian Bar Association of America Scholarship

The SBAA provides scholarships every year to persons of Serbian birth or ancestry and/or their spouses who are enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States.  For more information, please see the application.

Deadline: March 18, 2016

Amount: Varies

Writing Competitions

Students can also win monetary prizes and a chance to be published through various writing competitions. Check the writing competitions web page for a list of opportunities.

Veterans Benefits

All School of Law programs are approved for veterans' benefits. Eligible students should contact their regional V.A. office.


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